Purdue will appeal ruling it ‘maliciously’ retaliated for Nancy Roe’s sexual assault report
Federal judge rejects Purdue attempt to modify 2022 jury ruling, saying new trial not necessary in case of former student booted from school when university decided her sexual assault report was a lie
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PURDUE WILL APPEAL RULING IT ‘MALICIOUSLY’ RETALIATED FOR NANCY ROE’S SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORT
Purdue this week said it plans to appeal a 2022 federal jury ruling in favor of a former student who said the university retaliated against her, kicking her out of school mid-semester after making a sexual assault report that Purdue officials concluded was a lie.
The move came after a federal judge last week rejected Purdue’s request to modify what the university considered to be an inconsistent ruling. The university had argued to reconcile what it called clerical errors to help clear the names of a pair of university administrators a jury found to be “malicious or in reckless disregard” of the student’s right to due process.
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